- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... years experience so we were surfing on some of the waves at one point. I nearly ended up falling out as well because a massive wave loomed towards us and since I was at the front when the back end when over it my bum left the boat! But I managed to keep my balance and just about stay in. I think this trip was way better than the white water rafting we did in Jackson Hole as it was pretty much rapids the whole way down and they were ...
... Floyd—no, wait, I do mean Russell—didn’t cut my hair, but Barbara and I met him and got our picture taken with him. He’s 91 and just quit barbering last year.
After the haircut, I expected my hat to be too big, but I found it hard to put on my head—it wouldn’t slide down in the back into position. I think my skin isn’t as slippery as my hair was. (I just ...
... the people stopped and chatted....we met a full timer couple, BBQ judge, 2 couples from FL, and a Discovery (same brand as ours) owner.
We enjoyed the nice weather after dinner and although this was just an overnight stay I did a few loads of clothes before turning in for the ...
... but after 2 miles spotted them another mile or more away on a bald knob. We decided not to pursue them, but enjoyed the views along the way. This is a lovely highland area that reminded us much of our home in West Virginia, and Dolly Sods Wilderness area, which is in our own backyard. Still, one never tires of such beauty, wherever it may be found!
After our hike we drove back to Marion, Virginia, and had a late lunch at a barbeque place there.
We met up with AJ (our nephew) and Allison, who are hiking the Appalachian Trail. We had breakfast together at the Apple Tree Restaurant in Marion, and they told us all about their adventure on the trail. They are 1/4 of the way through and Virginia has the longest stretch of trail. They took a week off for AJ to collect his PHD diploma, then headed back on the trail. Their packs weigh about 40 pounds, and we watched as they reorganized them with ...